WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

India's Influential Journalist

He's one of India's best-known journalists -- a muckraker bent on exposing corruption in government and society, even in the face of death threats. And his novels, including "The Alchemy of Desire" and "The Story of My Assassins," make him an acclaimed storyteller in India and the West. Tarun Tejpal joins Kojo to talk about the complexities of life in India and the challenges facing the world's largest democracy.

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